In January 2017, early childhood professionals gathered at Akron Civic Theatre to celebrate the successes of the TSS in a new way. The first TSS Kick-Off highlighted ways preschool teachers contribute to the bigger picture of early childhood education initiatives by participating in the TSS. This year, preschool directors and staff, elementary principals, kindergarten teachers and school district administrators returned to Akron Civic Theatre for an even bigger kick-off celebration on Thursday, Jan. 25. Read more about the event in this post.
More than 170 individuals attended the TSS Kick-Off, “Bridging Early Childhood and Kindergarten in Your Community,” on Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Akron Civic Theatre. While the event’s brief presentation reviewed the value of the TSS and its successes in Summit County schools, the main purpose of the kick-off was to celebrate the preschools involved, in addition to their kindergarten-level partners. Read more about the event and the Readiness Coalitions forming across Summit County in this story.